Sir Simon Rattle conducts Schumann and Lachenmann

During his Berlin years, the adventurous exploration of contemporary music was as important to Simon Rattle as work on the traditional repertoire. This double focus also characterises this evening with Helmut Lachenmann’s My Melodies for eight horns, in which the solo instruments reveal many surprising tonal facets. The finale of the concert is Schumann’s Second Symphony, with an exuberance which repeatedly borders on mania.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Sir Simon Rattle

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Sir Simon Rattle Chief conductor 2002–2018
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